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Breath is considered the source of life in the body. Therefore, breathing techniques in yoga -- learning to control one's breath -- are designed to improve the health and the function of both body and mind. These specially developed techniques -- or pranayamas -- when practiced regularly, improve brain function and increase the elimination of toxins from the system.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|